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The form below needs to be completed in one sitting. There is also a downloadable version of this form available here.

Name

 

Address

 

Date of Birth

 

Phone Number

 

Mobile Number

 

Which method of contact do you prefer?

 

How did you hear about volunteering opportunities with the National Park Authority?

 

How many days would you realistically be able to commit as a volunteer for the National Park Authority per annum? (10 days is the minimum expected per volunteer per year)

 

Which geographical area of the National Park would you like to be attached to?

 

Which of the following activities would you like to be involved with?

 

Uplands and Wardens Roles only – Please let us know the following

 

Which days are most suitable for you to volunteer with the National Park Authority?

 

Please list any experience/qualifications/skills you have which may be relevant to your role, including guided walk leader/first aid:

 

Do you hold an up to date First Aid certificate?

 

Do you have an up to date UK driving license?

 

Do you speak Welsh?

 

Do you have any medical conditions/ disability that National Park Authority staff should be made aware of?

 

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority takes the health and safety of staff, volunteers and visitors very seriously. By volunteering your services to the park you must be confident that your general level of health and fitness is appropriate for the tasks

     

    I believe that my level of health and fitness is suitable for the activities that I have indicated in Q4. I understand that, for practical tasks, I need to maintain regular tetanus immunisation.

       

      I hereby, if applicable, authorise a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exception) (Amendments) Order 1986.

         

        In exceptional circumstances the Authority reserves the right to decline a Volunteer’s application.

         

        Next of kin / emergency contact:

         

        Verification

         

        The personal information given on this form is held by the Authority for purposes governed by the Data Protection Act 2018.  You have a right of access to this information under the Act.

        As a volunteer you may occasionally be asked to drive an Authority vehicle and to produce your drivers licence for insurance purposes.  The National Park Authority will require a copy of driving licence and will retain a copy in accordance with the Data Protection Act

        If you would prefer to receive this document in Welsh, please contact us at the addresses below or 01874 624437:

        How the information you provide on this form will be used:

        We will only use the information you provide on this form in connection with Volunteering with Brecon Beacons National Park Authority:

        • To process your application
        • To keep in contact with you
        • To tailor experiences and make reasonable adjustments
        • For health and safety purposes
        • For equalities monitoring purposes

        We will share your information with our staff and the emergency services only as needed.

        We will share relevant information with the accrediting agencies for any training you receive.

        We will not share your information with any other party or for any other reason unless we are legally obliged to.

        Your information is added to our Volunteers Database which is only accessible to relevant staff.  Paper copies are stored securely.

        If you indicate that you no longer wish to volunteer with us we will keep your information for up to 2 years for audit purposes then delete the records and securely dispose of paper files.

        If you want to view, amend or request deletion of information that we hold about you please contact vc@beacons-npa.gov.uk

         

        For further information please see our full privacy policy.

        If you have any questions about any of this please contact
        vc@beacons-npa.gov.uk

         

        Please return paper forms to: Ilona Carati, VDO,

        Brecon Beacons National Park Authority,
        Plas y Ffynnon,
        Cambrian Way,
        Brecon,
        Powys,
        LD3 7HP.
        Or vc@beacons-npa.gov.uk  or call on 01874 624437 or 07854 997 561